Black River District Finance - Allen Richardson

Allen RichardsonFinance ChairmanAer1255@bellsouth.net919-467-2190

Finance Chair for the district has the following responsibilities.


  1. Reports to the district chair.

  2. Ensures implementation of council finance policies.

  3. Serves as a member of the council fund development committee.

  4. Recruits and trains  a committee to support tasks provided by the council finance committee.

  5. Promotes the district’s share of council finance campaigns.

  6. Organizes and carry out a successful Friends of Scouting annual campaign, and meet the goal by the targeted date in conjunction with the FOS campaign chairs.

  7. Supports the council “project selling” programs.

  8. Supports the council endowment/major gifts development plan.

  9. Informs units of the unit fundraising policy and assist in the review and approval of unit requests.

  10. Supports district activities that involve income and expenses, ensuring proper policy and controls.

  11. Provides recognition to donors, along with information on how their dollars helped serve youth.


Successful funding of the council is the direct result of successfully

conducted fund development programs within each district.

Each district within the council has funding goals. These goals

are based upon a fair-share formula, based on the potential of

the district and the needs of the council. The district fund

development chair assists in determining and raising the goals.